The Daily Iowan

2020 | The Year Documented

Available Now:  General Public ($30)    |   UI Students  ($15)

An immersive photo book that reflects on a historic year – through the lens of The Daily Iowan.

Experience the history-defining moments from 2020 – the COVID-19 pandemic, Black Lives Matter, Iowa caucuses and election, derecho, and Hawkeye athletics – with 208 pages of full-color photos captured by Daily Iowan photojournalists in this special keepsake.

The book includes more than 25 essays from University of Iowa and Iowa City thought-leaders, including a foreword from UI President Emeritus Willard “Sandy” Boyd.

Price: $30 / $15 UI students
Dimensions: 11.75″ x 9″
Page count: 208
Book type: Sewn-bound book with soft touch cover

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Willard “Sandy” Boyd
President Emeritus, University of Iowa

Broderick Binns
Executive Director, DEI for UI Athletics

Tom Brokaw
Author and journalist

Frank Durham
Associate Professor, Journalism & Mass Communication

Meenakshi Gigi Durham
Professor, Journalism & Mass Communication

Suresh Gunasekaran
CEO, UI Hospitals & Clinics

J. Bruce Harreld
President, University of Iowa

Seung Min Kim
White House reporter, The Washington Post

Spencer Lee
Iowa wrestler / two-time NCAA champion

Marissa Mueller
2021 Rhodes Scholar

Edith A. Parker
Dean, College of Public Health

Andre Perry
Executive Director, The Englert Theatre

Jerald L. Schnoor
Co-Director, Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research

Wylliam Smith
Comic book writer / activist / member, Iowa Freedom Riders

Chuck Swanson
Executive Director, Hancher Auditorium

Laulauga Tausaga
Iowa thrower / NCAA champion

Bruce Teague
Mayor, City of Iowa City

Sherry K. Watt
Professor, Higher Education and Student Affairs

Jason Brummond
Publisher, The Daily Iowan

Bill Casey
Publisher Emeritus, The Daily Iowan

Danny Wilcox Frazier
Visuals Coach, The Daily Iowan

Katie Goodale
Visuals Editor, The Daily Iowan

Robert Read
Pregame Editor, The Daily Iowan

Julia Shanahan
Politics Editor, The Daily Iowan

Sarah Watson
Executive Editor, The Daily Iowan

All proceeds from the book go to benefit student journalists at The Daily Iowan, an independent and nonprofit organization.